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The Green Gardener Other / Books

The Green Gardener

Working with Nature, Not Against It | Maintaining a colorful and productive garden is easy with the advice on how to change gardening ways and embrace green, organic techniques in this handy little book. This illustrated manual includes easy-to-follow information on such tasks as improving the soil, …

Growing Green Other / Books

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques is an essential guide about organic growing and is perfect for absolute beginners as well as experienced professionals. This book introduces the concept of stockfree-organic and shows, through case studies, that when growers abandon the use of slaughterhouse …

The Permaculture Way Other / Books

The Permaculture Way: Practical Steps To Create A Self-Sustaining World

Practical Steps To Create A Self-Sustaining World The Permaculture Way shows us how to consciously design a lifestyle which is low in environmental impact and highly productive. It demonstrates how to meet our needs, make the most of resources by minimizing waste and maximizing potential, and still leave …

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide Other / Books

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide

A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia | A veritable encyclopedia and easy how-to guide on all that is natural and necessary in the world of gardening and small fruit, vegetable, and herb preparation, in The Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia, …

Indoor Green Other / Books

Indoor Green

Indoor Green: Living with Plants A visual ode to the transformative power of the houseplant in home décor, with practical information for arranging your own indoor green For centuries, plants have transformed interiors. Today the plant-filled home is an inspiration to every avid shelter-blog reader …

Grasses Other / Books

Grasses: Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design

Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design | From spring green to winter gold, the drama of grasses is nonstop. There are the striking yellow-and-green ostrich plumes of Zebra Grass. The fine-textured leaves of Blue Oat Grass. Flame Grasss dazzling red-orange leaves, Fountain Grasss coppery brushes, …

The Colorado Gardener's Companion Other / Books

The Colorado Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardenin

An Insiders Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardening Series) | Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the ins and outs of gardening in Colorado, from a Colorado master gardener, with advice from state gardening writers, horticulturists, and other local experts. …

The Aromatherapy Garden Other / Books

The Aromatherapy Garden

The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being “Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant …

Abies nordmanniana - Caucasican fir Plants / Conifers

Abies nordmanniana - Caucasican fir

Do you also feel like we exaggerate a lot, saying how exquisite, gorgeous or stunning a plant is? Well, you’d better get used to it :-) We just cannot help ourselves when we see for instance this Caucasian fir. Its short needles densely cover the branches; they are deep green and very glossy, with …

Callistephus chinensis 'Hulk' - China Aster Plants / Annuals

Callistephus chinensis 'Hulk' - China Aster

Hulk is easy to grow in full sun and any moist garden soil. The plant reaches 21 inches high and 14 to 16 inches wide, with good side branching (for more blooms!) and a neat, upright habit. Ideal for the cutting garden, beds, borders, the patio, and containers. …

Helleborus 'SP Martha' - hellebore, Lenten rose Plants / Perennials

Helleborus 'SP Martha' - hellebore, Lenten rose

Hellebore (Lenten rose) is not a new plant to Czech and Slovak gardens. I remember those flowering stems that surprisingly pushed through the snow in late winter and I kept asking grandma how come that a plant can flower while there is still snow on the ground. These evergreen perennials are still very …

Green Guide to Herbs of Britain and Europe Other / Books

Green Guide to Herbs of Britain and Europe

This compact, easy-to-use pocket-size guide is aimed at both the general reader and the amateur naturalist. Presenting 150 of the best known and most commonly used herbs, this book can be used for both home reference and as a companion in the field. …

Perennials Other / Books

Perennials: A Gardener's Reference

A Gardeners Reference. Perennials play a central role in todays gardens. Choosing specific plants, however, can be daunting. Is this plant hardy in my area? How big does it get? When does it bloom? Perennials: A Gardeners Reference answers these and many other questions for more than 2,700 species and …

John Deere 52 Backyard Landscaping Projects Information / About us

John Deere 52 Backyard Landscaping Projects

Designing, Planting, and Building the Yard of Your Dreams One Weekend at a Time | The second in a series of John Deere books published by Quayside, John Deere 52 Backyard Landscaping Projects is the perfect companion and follow-up to John Deere Landscaping and Lawn Care. Once homeowners have a handle …

Grounds for Improvement Other / Books

Grounds for Improvement (DIY): 40 Great Landscaping & Gardening Projects (Diy Network)

Grounds for Improvement helps homeowners solve those landscaping problems and make over their outdoor space in style. Jackie Taylor and Dean Hill, hosts of DIY Network’s Grounds for Improvement, teach techniques ranging from basic landscaping to intricate hardscaping. They demonstrate how to lay sod, …

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture Other / Books

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture

Hemenway, a permaculture expert and associate editor of The Permaculture Activist, explains how gardens can function as ecosystems, describes the basic parts of an ecological garden (soil, water, plants, and animals), and shows how to create backyard ecosystems through guilds. Guilds, the author tells …

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid Plants / Perennials

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid

How about a garden orchid? If you like unusual plants look at this princess from China. It is a hardy plant that can be planted outdoors down to USDA zone 5. Typically orchid-like flowers are magenta or lavender pink, 4-5 cm wide, borne at tips of 15-25 cm long stems. There can be 6-12 flowers on each …